Author:Anthony Woods, Paul Fletcher and Arthur Hughes

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Statistics in Language Studies (Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics)

By: Anthony Woods, Paul Fletcher and Arthur Hughes

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016472

ISBN: 0521273129

Condition: New


This book demonstrates the contribution that statistics can and should make to linguistic studies. The range of work to which statistical analysis is applicable is vast: including, for example, language acquisition, language variation and many aspects of applied linguistics. The authors give a wide variety of linguistic examples to demonstrate the use of statistics in summarising data in the most appropriate way, and then making helpful inferences from the processed information. The range of techniques introduced by the book will help the reader both to evaluate and make use of literature whic... View more info